Arla: Using Carbon Desktop for automation to fast track savings

Last updated: 11th June 2019

Our Carbon Desktop 'Spotlight' for October is Arla who have used Carbon Desktop to identify money savings and save thousands of pounds in a short period of time. The automation has given the site team time to tackle low cost opportunities.

Arla is a Sustainability Leader and pioneer in the dairy sector. They promote their sustainability activities through the Closer to Nature programme.

Arla’s Settle dairy have taken a leading role in piloting new technologies and techniques. These have made a significant impact on overall operational efficiency, taking them another step towards Arla’s zero carbon goals.

John Caswell (PTD Manager) and Peter Wild (Automation Engineer) have been piloting a programme which triggers automatic alerts to relevant members of the site team immediately as a parameter goes out of tolerance.

The platform uses Verco’s combined hardware/software solution; Instant notifications are given, without the need to trawl through data manually.

The Settle team have been recognised internally within Arla for a number of their utility saving initiatives. They continue to use the best available technology to minimise the manual resource needed to reduce their utility consumption.

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